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Bombardier at JetExpo 2015 with new Challenger 650

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Tatjana Obrazcova
Source: Bizavnews

Bombardier as a part of Jet Expo 2015 presented to the public three business jets. Along with the Challenger 350 and Global 6000, Canadians have shown for the first time for Russian public new Challenger 650, the first deliveries of which are scheduled for late 2015.

BizavNews talked to the Bombardier Business Aircraft Regional Vice President Sales Russia&CIS, Eastern and Central Europe Valeria Barbed - new Challenger 650 will be a real replacement for the popular Challenger 605, with a definitely new and fundamental upgrade solutions.
"Our research results are showing, that the a big part of customers of Challenger 650 are current owners of Challenger 605. At the end of the year first deliveries will  begin. We are happy to tell that Russian customers are really interested, we can not comment, "our conversation" with customers, but I can say one thing - the demand is great and soon the Challenger 650 will be frequent guests at Moscow airports "
The main difference comparing to Challenger 605 "lies" in the passenger compartment. As for Challenger 350, also this time NetJets were partners in the development of a new interior. The entertainment system got 24 inch monitor in the bulkhead as standard equipment, and a system of high-definition content playback. Bombardier will also set inside the new, wider seats with full headrests. Galley updated by 70% and its equipment can simultaneously serve up to 12 passengers.
Well, now to other features, and plenty of them. Challenger 650, got a new avionics, new interior and more powerful engines. The updated aircraft got Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics., which is incorporated into Bombardier Vision. Among the new features - weather radar system and a synthetic  data overview system which are displayed on Head-Up Display. New aircraft has more powerful engines GE Aviation CF34-3B.
"Updates" will raise the price compared to the Challenger 605 for $ 500,000 to $ 32,350,000. First customer are NetJets, which transformed the firm order of 25 Challenger 605, made June 11, 2012, into the order for the new business jet, which will be named Signature Series.

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Russian Federation, Moscow, 1, BLD. 3, AIRPORT VNUKOVO.

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